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Francisco de Goya

(Spanish, 1746–1828)

disparate pobre (two heads are better than one) – proof by francisco de goya

Francisco de Goya

Disparate Pobre (Two Heads are Better Than One) – Proof, ca. 1812

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fuerte cosa es! – that’s tough! by francisco de goya

Francisco de Goya

Fuerte cosa es! – That’s tough!, ca. 1808–1814

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no se puede saber por qué – one can’t tell why by francisco de goya

Francisco de Goya

No se puede saber por qué – One can’t tell why, ca. 1808–1814

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que sacrificio! (what a sacrifice!) by francisco de goya

Francisco de Goya

Que Sacrificio! (What a Sacrifice!), 1799

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Biography

Timeline

1746
Born Francisco José de Goya y Lucientes on March 30, 1746 in Fuendetodos, Spain
1760
Apprenticed to Jose Luzan, a local painter
1773
Marries the sister of the court painter, Francisco Bayeu, under whom he had received training in Madrid
1775
Paints cartoons (designs) for the royal tapestry factory in Madrid until 1792
1780
Elected a member of the Royal Academy of San Fernando, Madrid
1785
Appointed deputy director of painting at the Royal Academy of San Fernando
1786
Appointed painter to the king, Charles III
1789
Named court painter
1792
An illness leaves him permanently deaf
1795
Serves as director of painting at the Royal Academy until 1797